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Mary Swander

Mary Swander – Poet laureate, Iowa, and professor, Iowa State University

Farmscape: The Changing Rural Landscape Farmscape is a grassroots documentary play based on Mary Swander’s students’ own extensive interviews with Iowa farmers, big and small, conventional and organic, young and old. Those farmer voices are embodied on stage from the opening farm auction scene, and the play is built on their own words and dramatizes their own experiences.

Map of My Kingdom – A play tackling the critical issue of farmland ownership transfer

 

Map of my Kingdom - Trailer

 

Vang – A drama about recent immigrant farmers.